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Draconites, Johannes
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(Drach, Draco; 1494, Karlstadt – Apr 18, 1566, Wittenberg). After studying in Erfurt (1509) and Basel (1512, 1514 M.A.), Draconites came to Wittenberg in 1521 (1523 Dr.theol.). While pastor in Miltenberg (1522–1523), his Reformation was checked. In 1525 he became pastor in Waltershausen, but withdrew to Eisenach as a private scholar. He was concerned with the christological interpretation of the OT. He was then professor and preacher in Marburg (1534–1547). In 1547 he went to Lübe…

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Scheible, Heinz, “Draconites, Johannes”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_03883>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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